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Updated 29 July 2015

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Ritalin abuse runs riot in SA schools

You may never have considered that your child could be using drugs but South African students as young as 16 are snorting and swallowing Ritalin to get high.

Household pesticide may cause ADHD

Kids who are exposed to pyrethroids (chemicals found in common household insect sprays) are more likely to develop ADHD.

ADHD drug may help for concentration issues in menopause

Vyvanase, a drug used to treat symptoms of ADHD, has now also been shown to help with concentration, memory and problem-solving in menopausal women.

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